Brookshire Brothers worker dies in warehouse accident

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - LUFKIN, Texas (KTRE) - A Brookshire Brothers employee died from injuries they sustained in an accident at the grocery chain's warehouse Monday morning.

Lufkin Fire and EMS responded to the accident around noon.

According to a Brookshire Brothers press release, the employee was performing maintenance work when the accident occurred.

"We extend our sincerest condolences to the family," stated the press release. "Out of respect for the family of our employee, no further information is being released at this time."

EMS Coordinator Jimmy Ragsdale confirmed one patient was taken from the scene for injuries sustained in the accident. He said it appears a piece of metal fell on the employee, but could not comment further on specifics of the case.

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